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A collection of manuals related to the Apple Lisa computer.

The Lisa is a personal computer designed by Apple Computer, Inc. during the early 1980s. It was the first personal computer to offer a graphical user interface in an inexpensive machine aimed at individual business users. Development of the Lisa began in 1978.

In 1982, after Steve Jobs was forced out of the Lisa project, he joined the Macintosh project. The Macintosh is not a direct descendant of Lisa, although there are obvious similarities between the systems. The final revision, the Lisa 2/10, was modified and sold as the Macintosh XL.

The Lisa was a more advanced system than the Macintosh of that time in many respects, such as its inclusion of protected memory, preemptive multitasking,[3] a generally more sophisticated hard disk based operating system, a built-in screensaver, an advanced calculator with a paper tape and RPN, support for up to 2 megabytes (MB) of RAM, expansion slots, a numeric keypad, data corruption protection schemes such as block sparing, non-physical file names (with the ability to have multiple documents with the same name), and a larger higher-resolution display. It would be many years before many of those features were implemented on the Macintosh platform. Protected memory, for instance, didn't reappear until the Mac OS X operating system was released in 2001. The Macintosh featured a faster 68000 processor (7.89 MHz) and sound. The complexity of the Lisa operating system and its programs taxed the 5 MHz Motorola 68000 microprocessor so that consumers said it felt sluggish, particularly when scrolling in documents.


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AppleLisa-DevelopmentTeam
Topics: lisa, larry, software, manager, hardware, legacy, xerox, tesler, apple, revision, larry tesler,...
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AppleLisa - BurialLoganUT1989
Topics: apple, burial, lisa, computers, logan, utah, lavasseur, final, journal, herald, lisa burial, final...
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AppleLisa-BootROMListing
Topics: error, bsr, boot, moveq, rom, address, listing, display, oofc, lea, boot rom, computer boot, error...
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The_AppleLISA_Handbook
Topics: lisa, apple, software, macintosh, mac, disk, program, aci, computer, system, aci ntosh, hard disk,...
AppleLisa - RepairAppleLevel1-1984
Topics: lisa, disk, replace, video, error, system, board, cpu, crt, drive, disk drive, cpu board, hard...
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AppleLisa - RepairSunGuideDC
Topics: lisa, macintosh, repair, drive, sun, disk, macworks, remarketing, logan, utah, sun remarketing,...
AppleLisa - Desktop Library v3 Interface
Topics: procedure, var, apple, lisa, obj, interfaces, desktop, function, pascal, library, apple lisa, lisa...
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AppleLisa-CommentaryTESLER
Topics: lisa, apple, larry, tesler, computer, windows, desktop, parc, commentary, influenced, lisa...
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LisaSalesMarketingBinder
Topics: lisa, apple, data, software, mouse, system, interface, lisacalc, printer, ibm, dot matrix, office...
AppleLisa - HardwareInfoCS460
Topics: data, bus, lisa, memory, lisa architecture, address, processor, instruction, motorola, apple,...
Apple Lisa 1 Computer Assembly Drawings
Topics: lisa, assembly, drawings, computer, illustrated, apple, technical, procedures, parts, list,...
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AppleLisa - RepairLisa2Apple
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Lisa_Do-It-Yourself_Guide
Topics: lisa, disk, drive, macworks, remarketing, apple, repair, computer, guide, macintosh, sun...
AppleLisa - HardwareManual1983
Topics: lisa, hardware, apple, manual, memory, technical, data, pilkington, error, edited, apple lisa,...
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AppleLisa-LisaCManual1985
Topics: function, apple, define, lisa, pascal, void, short, computer, quickdraw, char, apple lisa, pascal...
AppleLisa - Good Things to Know
Topics: lisa, apple, macintosh, legacy, revision, keywords, system, view, disk, powerbook, office system,...
AppleLisa - HardwareManual1981
Topics: lisa, apple, hardware, manual, memory, data, interrupt, disk, confidential, address, apple lisa,...
Inventing_the_LISA_User_Interface
Topics: user, lisa, interface, desktop, apple, xerox, icons, filing, document, display, user interface,...
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Apple.Lisa.1983_ad
Topics: lisa, personal, computer, edit, apple, program, pointer, lisalist, lisagraph, lisaproject, personal...
AppleLisa - MacWorksPlusDevInfo
Topics: macworks, lisa, apple, rom, macintosh, operating, mac, system, hardware, memory, apple lisa,...
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Apple Lisa Intro
Topics: lisa, emulator, memory, apple, debugger, software, cursor, screen, mouse, implementation, apple...
AppleLisa-AppleBackground1983
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AppleLisa - RepairPina1990
Topics: lisa, apple, disk, repair, drive, pina, macworks, macintosh, figure, computer, apple lisa, lisa...
AppleLisa - BootROMStartupTests
Topics: startup, error, lisa, tests, test, code, board, icon, memory, cpu, startup tests, error code, lisa...
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AppleLisa - OS Interface
Topics: var, longi, procedure, lisa, apple, pat, ecode, excep, pascal, errnum, apple lisa, pascal...
AppleLisa-ArchitectureApple1984
Topics: lisa, user, apple, computer, architecture, memory, segment, display, data, system, apple lisa,...
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AppleLisa - RepairSun1of2
Topics: lisa, repair, drive, disk, computer, cpu, apple, test, error, macworks, lisa computer, apple lisa,...
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AppleLisa-TeamComments
Topics: lisa, apple, pascal, craig, commentaries, computer, david, hoffman, cummings, member, apple lisa,...
AppleLisa - ProFileHDCommProtocol
Topics: profile, apple, moveq, rts, lisa, protocol, data, communications, jmp, jsr, apple lisa, lisa...
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AppleLisa - RepairLisa1Apple
Topics: lisa, apple, computer, technical, repair, procedures, october, replace, disk, abc, apple lisa,...
Apple Lisa_MRD (Marketing Requirements Document)_Apr80_alt
Topics: lisa, user, apple, software, provide, system, interface, graphics, iii, keyboard, apple iii, high...
Apple Lisa 2 Owner's Guide_84
Topics: lisa, apple, startup, computer, guide, technical, system, disk, error, micro, apple lisa, lisa...
AppleLisa - AppleProductIntroPlan-1983
Topics: tne, lisa, apple, info, craig, confidential, document, systen, computer, user, apple lisa, lisa...
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AppleLisa-PatentCaseDesign
Topics: patent, computer, apple, lisa, elevational, view, technical, case, oiliij, dressclhaus, lisa...
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AppleLisa - SANE Disassembly
Topics: pea, moveq, bsr, jsr, sane, apple, lisa, rts, cmpi, disassembly, apple lisa, lisa computer,...
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AppleLisa-BootROMInfo
Topics: writeln, length, rom, label, boot, labels, legacy, error, file, revision, boot rom, label length,...
AppleLisa - BootROMScreenshots
Topics: lisa, rom, boot, screenshots, craig, disk, apple, operating, startup, test, boot rom, screenshots...
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AppleLisa-AppleMRD1980
Topics: lisa, document, apple, info, craig, requirements, marketing, user, software, computer, requirements...
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LISA_keyboard_repair
Topics: foam, pads, keyboard, metalized, plastic, replacement, tape, pad, thick, cell, foam pad, metalized...
AppleLisa - FontTypeStylesDTC
Topics: abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz, lisa, apple, abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxys, pitch, imagewriter, styles,...
AppleLisa - RepairSunGuideDC2of2
Topics: macworks, repair, lisa, disk, drive, macintosh, apple, sun, computer, hard, lisa computer, apple...
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AppleLisa-TripHawkins1994
Topics: lisa, apple, hawkins, mac, steve, trip, info, craig, glenn, computer, trip hawkins, apple lisa,...
AppleLisa - HardwareManual1983Errata
Topics: slot, rom, decode, lisa, hardware, version, parallel, expansion, macintosh, apple lisa, version...
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AppleLisa-AppleQA1983
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AppleLisa-JohnCouchViews
Topics: couch, software, apple, computer, info, datagramming, john, programming, data, craig, john couch,...
AppleLisa - BootROMAsmListIntro
Topics: add, boot, rom, memory, error, display, twiggy, disk, slot, test, boot rom, rom listing,...
AppleLisa - LegacyTeslerMWSep1985
Topics: lisa, macintosh, apple, tesler, larry, software, legacy, user, sonal, ment, apple lisa, larry...
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AppleLisa-ByteComments
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AppleLisa - RepairSunGuideMB
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AppleLisa - DeathInFamily
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MacWorks is an Apple Lisa software program which shipped with the Macintosh XL. It allowed 64K Apple Macintosh ROM emulation so the Macintosh XL could run Mac OS programs. Initially developed and distributed by Apple Computer, Inc. beginning in 1984, MacWorks went through several revisions before the program was transferred to Sun Remarketing, who continued development and distribution after the Macintosh XL was discontinued.
Topics: Apple Computer, Macintosh, Apple Lisa, Macintosh XL, MacWorks
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AppleLisa-PartsLists
Topics: illustrated, computer, lisa, parts, macintosh, list, apr, assembly, disk, chassis, parts list,...
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AppleLisa-DesktopMgrInfoDTC
Topics: lisa, desktop, apple, macintosh, nfo, computer, user, manager, interface, december, desktop...
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Lisa_Patent_Quick_Draw
Topics: inversion, scan, buffer, region, display, bitmap, computer, regions, points, patent, inversion...
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AppleLisa-LisaTestInfo
Topics: diagnostic, test, rom, diskette, lisa, lisatest, diagnostics, boot, screen, macintosh, boot rom,...
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AppleLisa-PatentMMU
Topics: memory, mmu, address, main, access, cpu, relocation, stored, lisa computer, bits, computer, main...
AppleLisa-OfficeSystem77Brochure
Topics: lisa, apple, brochure, paste, lisagraph, lisawrite, lisalist, data, computer, lisadraw, office...
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AppleLisa-Environments
Topics: lisa, lisaport, workshop, quickport, program, mouse, quickdraw, customization, integration, graphics
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AppleLisa-ByteLetters
Topics: lisa, apple, software, designers, mouse, computer, hardware, byte, puter, lisa computer, byte...
AppleLisa - HardwareUnitDisasm
Topics: trap, lisa, jmp, procedure, hardware, rts, apple, disassembly, interface, implementation, apple...
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AppleLisa-DesktopMgrPictures
Topics: info, desktop, craig, images, lisa, apple, document, manager, computer, david, lisa computer,...
AppleLisa-DesignHistoryPopComp
Topics: lisa, apple, user, computing, team, tesler, rosing, design, info, craig, popular computing, apple...
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AppleLisa-FilerInterface
Topics: application, filer, document, diskfiles, terminate, lisa, user, prefix, handler, process, window...
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AppleLisa-SystemDrawings
Topics: lisa, craig, drawings, apple, computer, david, system, ttj, system drawings, lisa system, lisa...
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AppleLisa-JohnCouchInterview
Topics: couch, lisa, apple, david, craig, software, computer, stated, conversation, info, apple lisa, john...
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AppleLisa-DeviceDriverManual
Topics: device, driver, drivers, request, alpha, function, manual, disk, procedure, draft, device drivers,...
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Instructions for low-level formatting the Apple ProFile 10 MB hard disk drive.
Topics: Apple Computer, ProFile Drive, instructions
AppleLisa-LudolphComments1994
Topics: lisa, ludolph, frank, xerox, une, apple, demonstration, edited, computer, dialog, frank ludolph,...
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AppleLisa - FontChartsDTC
Topics: font, lisa, charts, apple, chart, computer, craig, printed, david, fflit, apple lisa, lisa...
AppleLisa - RepairSunGuideDC1of2
Topics: lisa, repair, drive, disk, computer, cpu, apple, test, error, macworks, lisa computer, apple lisa,...
AppleLisa-OfficeSystem77ReviewDR1984
Topics: lisa, apple, system, july, functions, byte, craig, office, computer, integrated, office system,...
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AppleLisa-TeslerUserHelp1983
Topics: user, prototype, design, software, enlisting, tesler, tests, test, command, unanticipated, user...
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AppleLisa-NobodyKnows
Topics: lisa, apple, icon, orchard, computer, file, figure, menu, profile, edit, apple orchard, orchard...
AppleLisa-InterviewBYTEFeb1983
Topics: lisa, apple, user, hardware, software, memory, interview, graphics, designers, february, apple...
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AppleLisa-PhrasesLisaCalc2
Topics: phrase, lisacalc, lisa, apple, clipboard, print, file, click, paste, cells, phrase file, apple...